Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Green Marine have formed a strategic partnership to provide solutions for methanol as a marine fuel.
ccording to Lloyd’s Register, the collaboration will focus on expert training for methanol handling, with a goal of assisting maritime stakeholders in building, retrofitting, and operating vessels with methanol-as-fuel technology.
Andy McKeran, Chief Commercial Officer, Lloyd’s Register clarified that they aim to accelerate the adoption of methanol as a viable and environmentally friendly fuel source, contributing to a greener and more sustainable future for the maritime industry.
LR is delighted to initiate our partnership with Green Marine focusing on human factors for methanol as marine fuel. We firmly believe that crew and shore personnel are a immensely important part of sustainable shipping, both now and in the future.
… said Nikos Kakalis, Global Bulk Carriers Segment Director, Lloyd’s Register
Green Marine has developed experienced-based training delivered by ex-captains and chief engineers with over 100,000 hours of onboard operational experience in methanol dual-fuelled ships. This, coupled with LR’s expertise around rules, risk assessment and risk management, as well as human factors, provides an end-to-end support that is expected to create significant value in practice.
The Green Marine methanol training curriculum is supplementing baseline regulatory training requirements with experience-based learnings. We provide practical knowledge to support crews in adopting methanol dual fuel technology and the safe handling of methanol.
… commented Morten Jacobsen, CEO Green Marine
To remind, Green Marine has finalised a specialist training programme for crews onboard methanol dual-fuel vessels, supplementing baseline regulatory training requirements with practical, experience-based learning.